An international team of astronomers said that humanity could be wiped out and the Earth will face its demise via a fiery inferno that will destroy the planet.
Matthews explained the Magi - Zoroastrian priests of ancient Babylon and Mesopotamia - might have seen this alignment and signified to them that there was a newborn ruler in Judea
NASA's Stratospheric Observation for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) will soon begin its 2017 observing campaign.
Not many galactic eyelid formations have been observed because their lifespan is considered short. Scientists said the recent discovery could aid in learning more about this rare formation.
Space aliens could be alerting humanity of their existence. Two astronomers claim that they have evidence to prove that extraterrestrial life is trying to communicate to Earth through strange messages from the stars.
The latest to join the investigation is Stephen Hawking, through the Breakthrough Listen project, which is funded by himself and Russian billionaire Yuri Milner and run by the SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) Research Centre at the University of California Berkeley.
For the first time, remains of Milky Way's ancient heart were discovered. The European Space Observatory (ESO) and its VISTA telescope discovered remains of an ancient star type called RR Lyrae.
Scientists have found another space oddity 400 light-years from Earth: a binary star with three misaligned planet-forming discs.
Young stars in the nebula Messier 78, invisible to the naked eye, are now seen peaking out from a thick fog of cosmic dust. The glimpses of these heavenly bodies can be credited to the very powerful telescope of the European Southern Observatory (ESO) that they call their very own “dustbuster”.
The fall sky is destined to delight sky watchers all over the world. This October 2016, the heavenly bodies are dancing visibly past the planet; here’s the lineup of what can be expected in the skies this month.
A team of scientists found that the landscape of the universe does not have a preferred direction, but expands the same way in every direction.
Social media has gone haywire over the past couple of days all thanks to a report that NASA had shifted the astrological dates. The shift has reportedly caused the zodiac signs to change plus a 13th zodiac being added to the original 12 signs. However, the space agency has issued a statement about the controversy that has veered across international publications as well.
A new study suggests that the Earth and other planetary objects formed in the early years of the solar system have the same chemical origins.
ESA's Gaia telescope is about to complete the most accurate 3D map of the galaxy with 1.1 billion stars.